Author & Illustrator: Lisa Loucks Christenson
Publisher: Snowy River Press™ imprint of Loucks Studios, Inc.
Illustrated Version | Ebook Episode
In Search of Spirit Wolf, Book 3, Episode 1, WOLVES OF WHITEWATER FALLS, Illustrated Version | Ebook Episode
A 2012 NaNoWriMo Winner
EPISODE ONE COVER BLURB:
Annie’s plans to move her and her daughter to Alaska are halted when vandals smash her truck windows, flatten her tires and steal her wolf statue. Instead, Annie decides to return to her eagle project, but trouble has arrived in Whitewater Falls too and it has carved its name--using her initials. Can god use a federal agent to unearth Annie’s new beginning?
Federal agent Galen North has arrived in Whitewater Falls to investigate a case of missing owls and he’s quick to point his finger at Annie, the nature photographer.
White Wolf meets someone from her past who changes both of their futures.
If a part of your soul were stolen, would you know where to look? In this story, Annie sets off to search for Spirit Wolf, her only true, silent friend––ever cemented to her soul. Annie soon discovers things that don't change, or in her case––a stationary wolf statue, can never truly be free…but if she’ll open her heart, god can use her situation, her brokenness and pain for connecting unreachable hearts—that have lost their way, and He can use her scars to open those who condemn and accuse her, and heal their wounds so they can love again, too—maybe even her.
BOOK THREE Cover Blurb (All Episodes 1-5)
In this Wolves of Whitewater Falls Novel, Annie goes back to the valley of the wolves and eagles, unprepared for the long roads that will eventually lead her to the discovery of real friends, improved relationships, stronger security both mental and physical.
If a part of your soul were stolen, would you know where to look? In this riveting novel, Annie sets off her search for Spirit Wolf, her only true friend––ever cemented to her soul, but in the end realizes: things that don't change, or in her case––stationary wolf statues, can never truly be free.
NOTE: Cover subject to change with final release of the 5th episode of Book 3.
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AUTHOR INTERVIEW WITH LISA LOUCKS CHRISTENSON OF ‘IN SEARCH OF SPIRIT WOLF’ Ellen | November 5, 2017
Annie sets off to search for Spirit Wolf, her only true, silent friend––ever cemented to her soul. Annie soon discovers things that don’t change, or in her case––a stationary wolf statue, can never truly be free…but if she’ll open her heart, God can use her situation, her brokenness and pain for connecting unreachable hearts—that have lost their way, and He can use her scars to open those who condemn and accuse her and heal their wounds so they can love again, too—maybe even her.
Will Annie find love again? To share Annie’s journey through the pages of ‘In Search of Spirit Wolf’, I’ve been joined by author Lisa Loucks Christenson. Lisa, let’s start our journey today at the genesis of spirit wolf, how did this tale come to life?
Annie is the protagonist, or one of them, throughout the series. I usually start with her involved in something she finds suspicious, a death, or someone doing something they shouldn’t be doing. Annie is an outdoor photographer and journalist who struggles with life, relationships, and finds a connection with the Wolves of Whitewater Falls, a small town and a host of angels.
Were any of these trouble-filled incidents that you’ve thrown to Annie inspired from your own life?
The final moments with my grandfather, my grandmother dying, and more. It was a time in my life where I found the depths of inhumane cruelty and pain, mixed with deaths, and more deaths, a time when God let me know He was there and cared.
Did you find the cast of characters in this book came intertwined with these events in your life?
Annie and most of the cast were already created but the rest came through nurses, doctors, harassment, thefts, anonymous threat letters, and bullying.
Those topics are all very emotionally charged, possibly with significant side effects. What was the principal idea that you hope readers take from these emotional events?
We all have guardian angels, human help – no matter what path we are on.
Where were you personally rewarded from the path of this novel?
I wrote it during NaNoWriMo, during a difficult time in my life so finding a story and being able to keep to the task in finishing it was my reward.
What did you learn by working through your difficulties through fiction?
Don’t quit your story, no matter how difficult. Give it your voice and let it make you stronger.
I hope you’ve continued to build your strength through your writing. Tell us where you’ve been flexing your writing muscles recently?
I use November for NaNoWriMo for penning my Wolves of Whitewater Falls series. These are Christian supernatural suspense thrillers. For my 2017 project, I’m attempting to write two different series. One is a new series, a Christian Suspense set in the blufflands of southeast Minnesota (Lauren Ridge of Birchmare Ranch), and I’m writing Turn-Again Creek Beauty Pageant, Book 8, Wolves of Whitewater Falls with a goal of 75,000 words.
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